I am Victoria Ushkanova 

I am a photographer and visual artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.

I have 19 years of experience in photography.

I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.

My photography is a vision and a connection with humanity.

Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine

New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine

Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.

 You can order a photo session, to support me as an artist.

Victoria Ushkanova CV

Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography. 

About — Victoria Ushkanova Photographer Amsterdam

Art / Work Experience 

2019 Editorial photoshoot for Netflix

2019 Portraits of Netflix writers

2019 Group exhibition in De Markten, in Brussels, 12 Sep — 21 Oct. Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff (World Press Photo Foundation) and Fonds Pascal Decroos https://www.fondspascaldecroos.org/nl/news/nieuwe-gezichten-documentairefotografie-uit-vlaanderen-en-nederland

2019 Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine, The Book Launched at Photo Basell and Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles.

2018 Selected for the «New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019»/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery  Amsterdam

2017 «Marina» Winner 1 place Nomination «Professionals Portrait» Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia

2015 Unseen Photo Fair & Festival  / participant  Video art «Typology» 13 min / Amsterdam

2013 Videodance «Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow

2013 Videodance «Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theatre Moscow

2013 Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym

2013 Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2013 Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers(TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2012.09 Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia

2012.07 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

2012.07 ARTIST'S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/Biennale Young Art/ juliafertig.de/? p=421

2012.08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow

2012.05 Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

2012.03   Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/  MMOMA Moscow

2011 Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow

2011 Cinematographer/ Independent film

2010 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

Photography workshop


 2012 WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina

 2012 Potential acute// Alina Belishkina

 2011 PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina                

 2011 The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS                 

 2010 International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP, UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment

 2008 International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV

 2009-2010 Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography

Art workshops

2013 Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman. A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. www.youtube.com/watch? v=NE5FNccafO0

2013 Koktebel Art Residence

2012.08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video

2012.09 Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video

2102 ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops

2011–2012 MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media

2011–2012 MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»

2011-2011 WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art

2010–2011 Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art  «Free Workshops»

2000-2004 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography

1997-2000 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)

Work experience

2019 Portraits of Netflix writers

2019 Photoshoot for Flirty Creativity  Ad agency

2013. until now — Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/,  Series of portraits

2008-2013 Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines